It does not mean that the New Testament allowed the mistreatment of individuals for any reason or that it allowed some people to be treated as property.
Someone once said, “Do you advocate for slavery and genocide? If not, you’re more moral than the God of the Bible.” First of all, as I always wish to point … Continue reading Does the Old Testament Condone Slavery?
*Editor’s Note: This is a portion of a paper Travis once submitted for class. Travis is in class right now working diligently and provided this paper as a post for … Continue reading Is it Possible to Speak of God?
Socrates is probably my favorite philosopher. The guy just walks around ancient Greece asking questions. Who can’t relate to that? I’ve always been the annoying kid with a thousand questions. … Continue reading What is the Euthyphro Dilemma?
What is theology? It is a word we toss around quite often, but do we really understand what it is? The word itself breaks down into two parts: theos and … Continue reading What is Theology?
I read an article the other day accusing theists of claiming that God is the basis of morality and therefore an atheist cannot be moral. Just so we are 100% … Continue reading Can an Atheist Be Moral?
Four weeks ago we embarked on a journey to study the doctrine of the church. Thank you to all of the readers who have joined us along the way! Today … Continue reading How is the Church Governed and Led?
Blaise Pascal was a 17th century French philosopher. He “wagered” in his work, Pensées (Thoughts), that a person should endeavor to believe in God because they had nothing to lose … Continue reading What is Pascal’s Wager?
One of my recent doctoral seminars at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary required me to articulate the Bible’s teachings on certain matters pertaining to the church. The past three weeks, we … Continue reading Church Discipline